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The construction sector boom seems to help the rebound of the French softwood lumber market

During the latest timber auctions organized in the French Grand Est it has been underlined the fact that the rising [...]

Kronospan to invest EUR 330 million in production site in Luxembourg

Kronospan plans to invest EUR 330 million on its production site in Sanem in the next 5 years. The investments [...]

Refugee crisis to boost Germany’s prefabricated houses market

The German prefabricated houses market has maintained the momentum of recent years and registered a sales growth of 11.5 [...]

UK’s imports of timber products increased by 18% during Jan.-Feb. 2017

    The timber products import volumes in UK have increased by 18% in January-February 2017, as [...]

New Zealand export log prices keep on rising

New Zealand export log prices generally rose this month, as key fundamentals move in the country's favour.   [...]

U.S. bill could drive the use of wood pellets

US lawmakers have recently passed a spending bill that could push the U.S. government agencies to promote burning wood [...]

UK TTF agrees to mandatory 3rd party plywood testing

At a recent meeting, the National Panel Products Division of the UK Timber Trade Federation (TTF) unanimously agreed a requirement [...]

US duties lead Canada to drive wood exports to China

A further rise in the US tariffs on Canadian softwood might lead to a lumber exports increase to China and [...]

Egger to build 650,000 m3/yr particleboard plant in Biskupiec, Poland

Austrian wood group Egger plans to build a new plant in Poland, in the city of Biskupiec, in 2018, when [...]

US the main destination for China’s wooden furniture exports

The value of China’s wooden furniture exports (including wooden seats) was US$22.3 billion in 2016, a year [...]